# [texhax] format of the number in toc

Philip G. Ratcliffe philip.ratcliffe at uninsubria.it
Wed Aug 31 13:59:35 CEST 2005

```> I'm having a problem that I guess is very simple for expert users, but I
> really can't manage to solve it.
>
> I've used the package titlesec (Javier Bezos) to change slightly the
> appearance of my chapters, sections...' titles.
>
> By default, for subsections I had something like:
>
> 2.3.4. Results of the study
>
> And I just wanted to remove the last point, to get:
>
> 2.3.4 Results of the study
>
>
> And so on for chapters, and sections. I've got this with the
> package titlesec,
> but I'm finding it impossible to remove this last point in the Table of
> Contents (or in tof)

A quick glance at the titlesec manual (section 4.4 on page 11) suggests that

\renewcommand\periodafter[1]{#1}